Rent and sell online, in your store, and basically wherever your customers are. With Rentle, you get a ready-made e-commerce website and sales tools for your store - all seamlessly connected so you will never get overbooked.
Create products you want to sell and rent to your customers. You can add kayaks for rent, merchandise for sale, and services, such as tour guides, to complete the whole experience. Flexible.
Build your own processes to keep your kayaks in order, track their usage, and prevent overbooking. We provide the tools for it.
Accept online payments easily with Rentle Payments. We provide a secure checkout and support credit card payments, Google Pay, Apple Pay, and other local payment methods depending on your country.
Customize the styling of your online store to look and feel your brand.
Sell and rent online under your own domain. Includes 6 blocks.
Sell and rent online and in-store. Includes 8 blocks.
For scaling businesses that require many features. Includes 16 blocks.
You need a website and online booking software to start getting online reservations for your kayaks. With Rentle, your kayaking business gets a ready-made e-commerce website with a built-in online reservation system.
First, add the products and services you want to rent and sell to Rentle and determine the quantities in Rentle's inventory management system. That way, your availability is always up to date, and you don't get overbooked. Next, set up your payment processing so your customers can book and pay their rentals in advance.
Once everything is set up, you can embed Rentle to your existing website or use Rentle as a standalone website.
Essentially, kayak rental companies have a fleet of kayaks and necessary accessories that they rent out to their customers for different durations. Every company has its own rental process, pricing model, and way to make the service available to the customers. Also, additional services, such as kayaking tours, have a significant impact on how the operation shapes out. Rentle supports all the most common requirements of kayaking businesses.
Starting a kayak rental business requires a lot of planning, preparation, and setting up processes. First, you need to make a business plan. Your business plan includes a description of your business, market and competitor analysis, financial plan, and marketing plan. It is also essential to consider how you will organize your processes, such as inventory management, order processing, and equipment maintenance on your site.
Generally, kayak rentals can be very profitable and enjoy high profit margins. Still, just like with any company, profitability comes down to your business's income and expenditure structure. It is also worth noting that kayaking is a seasonal activity, which should be considered when assessing a business's revenue and profit potential.
Incomes are primarily determined by whether there is a demand for kayak rental services in your area. One of the essential factors in ensuring demand is a location close to water. Inventory, business space, insurance, and staff salaries are typically the most significant expenses.
To better understand your financial estimates, we recommend looking at our guide to financial planning and budgeting →
It is strongly recommended that you start using kayak rental software from the early days of your business. Kayak rental software allows you to manage reservations, track inventory, and other areas of your business in one place instead of spreading all the information across several apps and spreadsheets. This gives you a better overview of your business and complete control of the rental operation.
During the high season, kayak rental services are in high demand. Kayak rental software helps you automate the most time-consuming tasks, which will save you and your team time, nerves, and money.